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Gifting 101: How to give a gift someone will really love

Gifting 101: How to give a gift someone will really love

Before you even think about shopping, check out some do's and don'ts, which will guide you in the right direction.

Community comes together for Hamilton Hill Thanksgiving meal

SCHENECTADY

Community comes together for Hamilton Hill Thanksgiving meal

It was a bittersweet Thanksgiving Day at the Boys and Girls Club on Craig Street, which hosted its final event before the organization relocates.

What's the best way to cook a turkey? (VIDEO)

What's the best way to cook a turkey? (VIDEO)

There's more than one way to cook a turkey, but one technique in particular has skyrocketed in popularity over the past couple of years.

Six things to watch for on Black Friday

Six things to watch for on Black Friday

Here are six things about this year's shopping season you need to know.

A many-layered approach to Thanksgiving leftovers

A many-layered approach to Thanksgiving leftovers

There’s little that’s more convenient or more easily fitted into a busy weekend than a comforting strata.

Give thanks: Thanksgiving dinner prices lower than 2015

CAPITAL REGION

Give thanks: Thanksgiving dinner prices lower than 2015

Anyone looking for something else to be thankful for this week might try taking a look at their Thanksgiving grocery receipts; according to the New York Farm Bureau, there should be some savings there.

How much to spend on holiday gifts

How much to spend on holiday gifts

What to spend on family, friends and everyone else on your list.

Something to give thanks for: Falling turkey prices

Something to give thanks for: Falling turkey prices

Here's another excuse to pig out this Thanksgiving: turkey prices are down.

Sabra issues hummus recall due to health concerns

Sabra issues hummus recall due to health concerns

Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products made prior to November 8 due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, which was identified at the manufacturing facility but not in tested finished product.

Thousands line State Street for annual Holiday Parade

SCHENECTADY

Thousands line State Street for annual Holiday Parade

Thousands of people lined State Street Saturday evening for the annual Gazette Holiday Parade, a longtime Schenectady tradition that signals the start of the holiday season in the Electric City.

Blessings power place of goodwill in Schenectady

Blessings power place of goodwill in Schenectady

“I think God called me to help poor people,” said Maldonado, pastor of the Spanish-speaking congregation that meets at State Street Presbyterian Church in Schenectady.

Fin’s take-home dinner a restaurant-quality meal

Fin’s take-home dinner a restaurant-quality meal

Fin, in the Star Plaza shopping center in Guilderland, sells fish by the pound, or prepared and ready to heat and eat.

Distance before dinner: Thanksgiving morning races popular as ever

Distance before dinner: Thanksgiving morning races popular as ever

Running in Thanksgiving morning road races has become as much a tradition as mushroom gravy for the dressing and second helpings of pumpkin pie.

Aiken still passionate about the cause she started

Aiken still passionate about the cause she started

Doris Aiken was 51 years old when she started Remove Intoxicated Drivers (RID), an organization that began in her home in Schenectady and took root across America.

Over-55 community gets up-close look at beekeeping

Over-55 community gets up-close look at beekeeping

Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, an over-55 community three miles from downtown Saratoga Springs, is buzzing with activity.

Surviving Thanksgiving when you hate how your family voted

Surviving Thanksgiving when you hate how your family voted

Every year at Thanksgiving, we're subjected to stories about how to cope with your drunk uncle, your bratty cousin, your grandma with an ax to grind.

Table service, touch-screen ordering coming to all US McDonald’s

NEW YORK

Table service, touch-screen ordering coming to all US McDonald’s

Staring with big cities and then rolling out to each of its restaurants, the chain is making a move to compete with upscale burger places.

Don't miss tonight's Gazette Holiday Parade

SCHENECTADY

Don't miss tonight's Gazette Holiday Parade

The Daily Gazette Holiday Parade always brings a big crowd to downtown Schenectady. This year’s big show, the traditional start of the holiday season, begins Saturday at 5 p.m.

Gloversville Holiday Parade set for Friday

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville Holiday Parade set for Friday

The Gloversville Holiday Parade on Friday is anticipated to be even bigger than last year’s installment, which attracted thousands of people to the city’s downtown neighborhood and was the biggest parade on record, according to organizer Ryan Lorey. Participation this year, he said, is up about 10 percent over last year.

Dress up the turkey with a sweet or spicy stuffing

Dress up the turkey with a sweet or spicy stuffing

To stuff or not to stuff is not the only Thanksgiving dilemma. What about the kind of stuffing itself?

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